BATAVIA — A Massachusetts company whose goal is to make solar power cheaper than coal announced plans Wednesday to build a manufacturing facility that could eventually provide up to 1,000 jobs in western New York. Bedford-based 1366 Technologies will be ...Read More »
U.S. Rep. Louise Slaughter, (D-NY), co-chair of the Great Lakes Task Force, announced $1.2 million for SUNY Brockport to monitor wetlands along the shores of Lake Ontario and Lake Erie from the US Environmental Protection Agency’s Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. ...
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The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority announced the appointment of Donovan Gordon as director of Renewable Thermal, where he will lead efforts to develop markets that support clean, high-efficiency, renewable thermal systems, including solar cooling, heating and ...Read More »
GreenRenewable Inc. continues its growth in the lawn and garden products manufacturing industry with the opening of its newest facility in Manchester. This will be the company’s fourth location, allowing for better service and distribution to its customers in Central ...
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PHILADELPHIA — A U.S. appeals court on Monday approved a federal plan to limit pollution in the Chesapeake Bay despite objections from farmers, builders and others who accused the Environmental Protection Agency of a power grab. The ruling by the ...Read More »
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is urging the National Park Service to put the Barge Canal on the National Register of Historic Places. The Barge Canal includes the Erie, Oswego Canal, Champlain and Cayuga-Seneca canals, spanning more than 500 miles across the ...Read More »
Rochester has received its first grant under the “manufacturing community” designation. The city will receive $300,661 for brownfield cleanup from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The money will revive the Brownfield Revolving Loan Fund, which provides low-interest loans to small ...Read More »
ALBANY — A judge has dismissed two lawsuits challenging the state’s delay in finishing its health and environmental analysis of the potential impact of shale gas development in New York, state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said Monday. The lawsuits were ...Read More »
A split Court of Appeals decision Monday affirmed a lower court ruling on two cases last year that allows municipalities’ “home rule” authority to make land-use decisions when it comes to restricting the natural gas drilling method known as hydraulic ...Read More »